March 21, 2020

University of California, Riverside

Palm Desert, CA

UCR Palm Desert Center

Wild & Scenic On Tour Presented By:

Films to be screened include:

In Your Hands

Wild & Scenic Film Festival School Program, 5-8th Grade Visceral imagery, emotional score, and a powerful speech by John F. Kennedy underscore a timeless theme:.. Read More

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Iniskim

Shot on the real-life Blackfeet buffalo drive and inspired by a true story, Iniskim follows a young girl’s journey from trauma to recovery. By reconnecting.. Read More

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Fighting Fire With Fire

In an effort to restore the role of Native people as land stewards and mitigate the threat of wildfires, UC-Davis professor Beth Rose Middleton Manning.. Read More

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(Re)Connecting Wild – Restoring Safe Passage

This is the remarkable story of the decade-long effort by the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) and its partners to improve human safety by re-connecting.. Read More

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Every Nine Minutes

Wild & Scenic Film Festival School Program, K-4th Grade Every nine minutes, the weight of a blue whale (300,000 pounds) in plastic makes its way.. Read More

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Hammer Dam

IN PERSON: Tricia Bratcher (Featured) Harold Hammer lives on his remote property in Northern California. When the Department of Fish and Wildlife discover his homemade.. Read More

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Land without Evil

Throughout history, people have always been searching for a perfect place. This short film, based on Guaraní mythology (Tierra sin mal), offers another point of.. Read More

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Sonora Rising – A story of water, wheat, and life in the Tucson desert

Water and wheat — foundations of life for millennia across the American Southwest. The Colorado River water flows more than 300 miles across Arizona to.. Read More

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Love, Trails, & Dinosaurs

This heartwarming film tells the story of the first person with autism to hike every trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Garan Moore... Read More

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A Bird in the Hand

Birds amaze us with flight, song, and beauty, but their abundance in North America has declined by almost a third in the past 50 years... Read More

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Insect Guardian

82-year-old Willem bought a remote potato farm field back in 1980 and transformed it into a butterfly paradise. For almost 40 years, he has worked.. Read More

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Stand with Indigenous Peoples of Brazil, the Amazon and the Climate

The Amazon Rainforest and Brazil’s Indigenous peoples are under increasing attack with President Bolsonaro and his regime’s devastating assaults on social and environmental protections. Women’s.. Read More

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Meadows – Yosemite Nature Notes

Yosemite National Park has over 3,000 meadows, which hold the greatest diversity of plant and animal species despite only making up 3% of the park... Read More

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The New Environmentalists: The Chapel

Bayarjargal Agvaantseren helped create the 1.8 million-acre Tost Tosonbumba Nature Reserve in Mongolia's South Gobi Desert—a critical habitat for the vulnerable snow leopard. Then she.. Read More

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The Guardian Elephant Warriors of Reteti

Wild & Scenic Film Festival School Program, 9-12th Grade Reteti Elephant Sanctuary is the first ever community-owned and run elephant sanctuary in Africa. This oasis.. Read More

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Nigerians Fight to Protect the World’s Most Trafficked Mammal

Pangolins are believed to be the most trafficked mammals in the world. As the four Asian species of pangolins have dwindled, poachers are increasingly turning.. Read More

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A Letter to Congress

Award Winner: 2018 Best Short Wallace Stegner’s 1960 letter to Congress about the importance of wilderness is the framework for a new message, one in.. Read More

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